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Grounded F/V Pacific Quest

Santa Cruz, CA | 2018-Aug-12

Initial Notification: On August 12, 2018, the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS) staff contacted the NOAA SSC about a grounded fishing vessel just outside Santa Cruz, CA at the base of the bluff near UC Santa Cruz’s Seymour Marine Discovery Center. The vessel is carrying 1,200 gallons of diesel. Responders on-scene have requested a trajectory.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 1200 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 36° 56.89′ North
Longitude (approximate): 122° 3.99′ West